Tag: National highways

National Highways construction touches record 37 km per day

NEW DELHI: Tremendous progress has been achieved in building of National Highways across the country in the last few years by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The Ministry has achieved the record-breaking milestone of constructing 37 kilometres highways per day in year 2020-21, which is unprecedented. Minister for Road Transport & Highways and […]

Record construction of 534 km of national highways in one week

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has created a record by constructing 534 km of National Highways (NHs) in the last week commencing 8 January. The Ministry has constructed 8,169 km of National Highways (NHs) from April 2020 to 15 January 2021 in the current financial year 2020-21, i.e. with a […]

World Bank signs $500 million project with India to develop green, resilient and safe highways

NEW DELHI: The government of India and the World Bank today signed a $500 million project to build safe and green national highway corridors in the states of Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. The project will also enhance the capacity of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) in mainstreaming safety […]

We need more funds from Modi government to repair highways due to floods: Yediyurappa

BENGALURU: Karnataka on Saturday appealed to union minister of Road Transport & Highways, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari to release adequate grants to take up flood damage repair works as Karnataka has suffered severe damages to infrastructure including National Highways. For the last one year, BS Yediyurappa has come under severe attack from […]

Targeting construction of national highways at rate of 40 km per day: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI: Rood Transport & Highways and MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari along with General (Retd.) V. K. Singh, Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways reviewed projects of all National Highway development, on 23 and 24 January 2020 at Manesar near Gurugram, Haryana. The review was done state wise. All senior officials of the […]

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